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All (known) Bodies in our Solar System Larger than 200 Miles in Diameter (88 in all) - (pic)
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Posted on 07/27/2014 11:23:33 AM PDT by LibWhacker



TOPICS: Astronomy
KEYWORDS: bodies; known; solar; system; xplanets

1 posted on 07/27/2014 11:23:33 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

Very cool. Also likely the largest pic ever posted to FR.


2 posted on 07/27/2014 11:28:44 AM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Straight Vermonter

A wise crack about the largest body in the white hut comes to mind.


3 posted on 07/27/2014 11:32:49 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: mountainlion

A wise crack about the largest body in the white hut comes to mind.

Oh , When 2 Moons Collide ,LOL


4 posted on 07/27/2014 11:34:40 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: LibWhacker

Awesome, thanks for posting this!


5 posted on 07/27/2014 11:37:41 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Straight Vermonter

Very interesting. Had no idea about TNOs. Thanks for the post.


6 posted on 07/27/2014 11:39:02 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: LibWhacker
Bodies in our Solar System Larger than 200 Miles in Diameter (88 in all)

89.


7 posted on 07/27/2014 11:39:12 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: LibWhacker

Thanks!


8 posted on 07/27/2014 11:39:29 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: LibWhacker

Thanks for the post, this is great stuff...


9 posted on 07/27/2014 11:40:45 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Straight Vermonter

Wait’ll I post that hi-def life-size image of the multiverse! ;-)


10 posted on 07/27/2014 11:42:59 AM PDT by LibWhacker (A New WPA: Hire blacks to surround illegal enclaves and round up job-stealing illegal aliens)
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To: LibWhacker

I was a doubter until you posted this. Now, I’m totally convince beyond a dadow of a shout. Thanks.


11 posted on 07/27/2014 11:53:43 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: LibWhacker
Wait’ll I post that hi-def life-size image of the multiverse! ;-)

Do it as a slideshow for Pete's sake.

12 posted on 07/27/2014 11:58:28 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: LibWhacker

Mark.


13 posted on 07/27/2014 12:17:47 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: LibWhacker

When 2003 EL61 hatches we’re in big trouble!


14 posted on 07/27/2014 12:38:43 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: LibWhacker

Pic is too small.


15 posted on 07/27/2014 12:42:04 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Of Interest.

PING


16 posted on 07/27/2014 12:45:41 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: LibWhacker

That third from the last little planetoid looks a little familiar. :)

“The first Death Star was 160 kilometers in diameter, while the second Death Star was 900 kilometers in diameter.”

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Death_Star

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_star


17 posted on 07/27/2014 12:51:11 PM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: LibWhacker; All

“Atmospheres of the Solar System” by Compound Interest’s Andy Brunning

Source: http://www.universetoday.com/#ixzz38hVVRfIc

18 posted on 07/27/2014 12:59:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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Easier to read size: http://d1jqu7g1y74ds1.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/The-Chemistry-of-the-Solar-System-v3.png


19 posted on 07/27/2014 1:00:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: LibWhacker
I have a question.

I take the position that for all practical purposes of discussion space is empty.

Without involving Solar Mass and Astronomical Units in the question what is ratio of the volume of these 88 objects to the volume of the solar system?

Solar Mass and Astronomical Units are acceptable in explaining the answer but the answer should just be the ratio.

20 posted on 07/27/2014 1:17:00 PM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.)
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To: PastorBooks
My thoughts completely! In fact, this scene just played in my mind:

Luke: “Look at him. He's headed for that small moon.”
Han: “I think I can get him before he gets there. He's almost in range.”
Obi-Wan: “That's no moon. It's a space station.”
Han: “It's too big to be a space station.”
Luke: “I have a very bad feeling about this.”
Obi-Wan: “Turn The ship around.”
Han: “Yeah, I think your right. Full reverse! Chewie, lock in the auxiliary power.”

21 posted on 07/27/2014 1:36:32 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: KevinDavis; annie laurie; Knitting A Conundrum; Viking2002; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Mmogamer; ...
Thanks LibWhacker.
 
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22 posted on 07/27/2014 4:07:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: left that other site

Thanks ltos!


23 posted on 07/27/2014 4:09:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

My Pleasure! :-)


24 posted on 07/27/2014 4:30:32 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: LibWhacker
Bookmark.

Great visual perspective of planetary, moons, etc. sizes.

25 posted on 07/27/2014 4:44:21 PM PDT by The Cajun (Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert....Nuff said.)
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To: LibWhacker

No mention of the wookies ars?


26 posted on 07/27/2014 5:05:49 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: LibWhacker
When this Grand Conjunction occurs, KYAG ...


27 posted on 07/28/2014 10:11:16 AM PDT by mikrofon ("Not To Scale")
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To: mikrofon; LibWhacker; SunkenCiv; NormsRevenge; Fred Nerks; Marine_Uncle; TigersEye; ...

Awesome...thanks fopr the posts and the ping!


28 posted on 07/28/2014 7:00:32 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Brings back memories as a teenager, of building a six inch reflector telescope and then exploring our local space neighborhood.


29 posted on 07/28/2014 7:56:18 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: BenLurkin

is Oprah or Whorealdo’s heads on the list?


30 posted on 07/28/2014 8:38:56 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks! Great graphic. Snagged it and bookmarked it. Meant to reply yesterday, but at that time I was surfing on a 2nd generation Kindle and could barely make the pic out.


31 posted on 07/28/2014 11:05:16 PM PDT by LibWhacker (A New WPA: Hire blacks to surround illegal enclaves and round up job-stealing illegal aliens)
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To: MosesKnows
Let's just use the Sun, since it is larger in volume than all the planets combined, with room to spare for all of the asteroid belt objects, Pluto (which is no longer classified as a planet), and probably much, if not all Oort Cloud objects. In other words, we'll be conservative (of course, hehe, what else on FR?) in our attempt to estimate the sparseness of matter in interplanetary space, never mind interstellar space or intergalactic space.

We should perhaps be looking at mass, not volume, since the amount of matter in a cubic foot of space at the center of Jupiter is much greater than the amount of matter in a cubic foot of Mars' dusty surface. In other words, by looking at volume alone, we're losing information about how much matter exists in these volumes, which was the original question.

Okay, so we want to look at this ratio:

r3 / R3 ,

since the (4/3)pi cancel, where r is the radius of the Sun and R the radius of the Oort Cloud from the Sun out to the Oort Cloud's outer edge.

Now, (r/R)3 = (430000 mi/ 20 x 1012 mi)3

= 9.9 x 10-24.

In other words, matter in the Solar System occupies only ten trillion-trillionths as much volume as empty space. Roughly speaking.

32 posted on 07/29/2014 12:27:55 AM PDT by LibWhacker (A New WPA: Hire blacks to surround illegal enclaves and round up job-stealing illegal aliens)
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To: LibWhacker
Solar System occupies only ten trillion-trillionths as much volume as empty space

Thank you.

I believe the ratio supports my notion that space is essential empty.

33 posted on 07/29/2014 6:06:59 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.)
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To: MosesKnows; LibWhacker
I believe the ratio supports my notion that space is essential empty.

Now figure in the empty space in each atom of matter and you'll really see how empty it is.

34 posted on 07/29/2014 9:08:37 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Interesting post, thanks so much for pinging Ernest! I haven't been here in awhile so am late responding.

I remember buying Telescopes for my kids, and then ‘many moons’ later buying them for grandkids. Everyone loves the mysteries of the sky.

35 posted on 08/03/2014 1:38:24 PM PDT by potlatch ("Dream as if you'll live forever...Live as if you'll die today")
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